19 September 2010

Flowers of the Eastern Cape #19 - Heliophila cornuta

Heliophila cornuta, or sunflax is found on rocky slopes in arid fynbos from southern Namibia  to the Eastern Cape. This one was taken in the foothills of the Grootwinterhoek Mountains, near Klipfontein.

5 comments:

rapunzel said...

Beautiful flower. Really enjoy your blog!

Rose said...

This is interesting...what it it growing in/on? I did just google...according to what I found it is a shrub. It is beautiful.

sonia a. mascaro said...

So beautiful and delicate this flower, Max!

Thanks for your nice comment on my daughter's Birthday! She asks me to thank you! :)

katney said...

They look like delicate butterflies.

Max-e said...

Rose it is growing in rocky soil on the side of a hill.